Newcastle United send message to Adam Armstrong

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10:

Newcastle United sold Adam Armstrong to Blackburn Rovers in the summer transfer window.

Blackburn Rovers' Adam Armstrong during the Sky Bet Cahampionship match betweenPreston North End and Blackburn Rovers at Deepdale on November 24, 2018 in Preston, England.

Newcastle United have sent a message to Blackburn Rovers striker Adam Armstrong on Twitter.

Premier League club Newcastle will take on Championship side Blackburn in the third round of the FA Cup this season.

The tie will be played at the Magpies' home ground St. James’ Park and will see Armstrong return to his former club to face Rafael Benitez’s side.

 

The 21-year-old striker came through the Newcastle academy and joined Blackburn on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £1.75 million.

The England Under-21 international could feature for Blackburn at St. James’ Park, and Newcastle have sent a message to the youngster on Twitter.

Rafael Benitez, Manager of Newcastle United gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St. James Park on December 1, 2018...

Armstrong has made 12 starts and six substitute appearances in the Championship for Blackburn so far this season, scoring one goal in the process, according to WhoScored.

Tony Mowbray’s side are 10th in the Championship table at the moment with 29 points from 20 matches, five points behind sixth-placed Sheffield United.

As for Newcastle, the Magpies are currently just three points above the Premier League relegation zone.

Wigan Athletic's Kal Naismith and Blackburn Rovers' Adam Armstrong during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers at DW Stadium on November 28, 2018 in...

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